Central AL Forecast: Tornado Watch in effect through 6 AM Tuesday

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Tornado Watch

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A Tornado Watch is in effect for a large chunk of Central Alabama until 6 AM. This means that atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes.


In for a stormy night tonight in Central Alabama…tracking a thin line of thunderstorms already in progress to our West along the Mississippi River. As this line tracks through our area tonight, we’ll have a chance of strong winds, heavy rain, lightning, & a small chance of a brief tornado. Note the low-pressure center on the map…on the PLUS side, this low is currently located too far North for us to see a widespread severe weather outbreak, although storms still expected to roll through late tonight.

Be sure to follow our Storm Checklist above! A link to download the free CBS 42 Storm Team Weather App is available in the link below. Also, be sure to follow the entire CBS 42 Storm Team for more severe weather updates through the night tonight. You can follow the links to our Twitter & Facebook pages below. Stay safe, & sleep well!

Download the free CBS 42 Storm Team Weather App

Facebook: Chief Meteorologist Ashley GannMeteorologist Dave NussbaumMeteorologist Griffin Hardy and Meteorologist Michael Haynes

Twitter: @Gannweather, @Dave_Nussbaum@GriffinHardyWX@MichaelHaynes for more Birmingham weather updates anytime!

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